How to deliver quarantined email with exim

Jim Barber jim.barber at
Wed Apr 2 00:43:59 IST 2008

I just resubmit the quarantined message like so:

	cat 1Jgjhp-0003fH-PS | exim -ti

However this assumes that you have your MailScanner set up to not check
messages that originate from the local host otherwise it will just get
quarantined again.

Jim Barber
DDI Health

Kirk Lowery wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 2:01 PM, Julian Field
> <MailScanner at> wrote:
>> Move them into /var/spool/exim/input, make sure they have exactly the
>>  same ownership, group and permissions as all the other files in there,
>>  and Exim should pick them up and deliver them.
>>  To hurry the process along, something like
>>  /usr/sbin/exim -C /etc/exit/exit_send.conf -Mc message-id-here
>>  should kick it into making a delivery attempt.
> Thanks for your response.
> Here's what happened:
> delivering 1Jgjhp-0003fH-PS
>   Spool file 1Jgjhp-0003fH-PS-D not found
> Is there something wrong with my conf file?
> Kirk

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